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Train Information between Stuttgart and Bilbao

distanceDistance691 miles (1115 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Stuttgart to Bilbao cover the 691 miles (1115 km) long trip taking on average 29 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Stuttgart, Germany to Bilbao, Spain?

Travel by train between Stuttgart, Germany and Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Stuttgart restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Stuttgart?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Stuttgart and Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Stuttgart, Germany from Bilbao, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Stuttgart, Germany from Bilbao is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Stuttgart from Bilbao restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bilbao?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Stuttgart, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 19/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Stuttgart from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Stuttgart to Bilbao by train?
You should expect to travel around 691 miles (1115 km)  from Stuttgart to Bilbao by train.
How long is the train journey between Stuttgart and Bilbao?
The train time from Stuttgart to Bilbao is on average 29 h 30 min  for the 691 miles (1115 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bilbao from Stuttgart by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Stuttgart to Bilbao train leave from? Which Bilbao train station do I come into from Stuttgart?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Stuttgart Hbf   and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the departure train station in Stuttgart located? Where is the arrival train station in Bilbao located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Stuttgart Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bilbao-Abando and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Bilbao.

How many trains per day are there between Stuttgart and Bilbao?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Stuttgart to Bilbao. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stuttgart
Bilbao
The major railway station for departures from Stuttgart is Stuttgart Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stuttgart Hbf for your trip between Stuttgart and Bilbao.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
U-Bahn lines: U5, U6, U7, U12, U15, U29
Bus lines: 40, 42, 44, N2, N3, N4, N10, SEV1, X1
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S60
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX10, IRE 1, RE, RB